Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family : Rubiaceae
Genus : Vangueria
Species : spinosa Linn.
Common Name
English Name : -
Hindi Name : -
Manipuri Name : Heibi
Other Details
Habit : Spiny small tree
Parts Use : Leaf and Fruit
Preparation : Leaves cooked for consumption. Leaves crushed for paste. Ripe fruit edible; leaf/shoot usd as an ingredient in the preparation of traditional salad (Singju) & also used in traditional shampoo (chenghi).
Mode of use : Fresh and Local Application
Ingredients : -
Ailment Treated : Cooked leaf useful for intestinal worm. Leaf paste is used for local application on head in hoarseness.
Source : Wildly grown in both hills & valley areas & occasionally cultivated.